UPDATE: Flooding & Needs Across Malawi

Please, continue to pray as the need for clean water is paramount! YOU could be the one to give water to a thirsty soul!! Send your funds for water and food to COMPASSION SERVICES INTERNATIONAL for MALAWI!

In Malawi, where almost 1 million people have been affected by floods, aid workers said they were worried about the spread of disease in some 170 makeshift camps where more than 125,000 people have sought refuge without sufficient toilets.  “This may be the most devastating such disaster in the region’s history, and its damage can escalate quickly if we do not act immediately,” said Concern Worldwide’s U.S. chief executive Colleen Kelly.

At least half a million survivors of a powerful cyclone in southeast Africa are at risk of fatal diseases, from cholera and dysentery to malaria, aid workers warned on Thursday, as rescue teams struggled to reach flood-hit communities.

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Malawi Flood Update–Please Pray!

🇲🇼Malawi Flood Update…13 districts report 56 have died, 577 injured, over 200,000 homeless, 10 UPC Churches destroyed-will need to be rebuilt. Three widows in the church have lost their homes. One house collapsed on a church member–severely injuring him.  At least 20 pastors have lost their homes and all their worldly possessions. A large number of church members homes have been completely destroyed. Please pray as the forecast is showing another tropical cyclone coming in over the weekend and into early next week. –Missionaries Chris & Penny Gibbs

God’s Providence Comes Through Again

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Jeremy & Kasey

I believe the Lord saved our lives yesterday. My son, Jeremy, his two sons, Danette, and I were driving to Nashville for Jeremy & Kasey’s wedding shower. Jeremy was driving. I’ll post his testimony as to what happened. Again, God’s providence took care of us. Continue reading “God’s Providence Comes Through Again”

WordfortheWay.net is now legit!!

We’ve successfully registered our domain name WordfortheWay.net. This is a major milestone in the site’s brief existence.

The big difference for you, the reader, is the removal of all of those pesky ads! I really got tired of those. This registration also opens up some more functionality for me as the administrator of the site. (I’ve got some more learning to do.)

Stay tuned for an even better Word for the Way!

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Finally Done!!

I’m happy to say that I finally finished scheduling the 12 month Bible Reading portion of the blog. Whew!! Now that was a chore. The daily blogs that have each day’s Bible Reading coincide with the Monthly Bible Reading Charts on the blog as well as the ones we passed out at the Lighthouse Church.

I underestimated the amount of time that it would take me to complete this phase (by a whole lot). It ended up taking about 80 hours to finish it. I had to put everything else I had scheduled for the blog on hold pending completion of this. I was afraid to stop.

Here are a few stats. The King James Version of the Bible has:

66 Books — 39 Old Testament + 27 New Testament

1,189 Chapters

31,102 Verses

789,650 Words

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Never Focus on the Fog

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This week’s Memory Selection:

“For I know the plans I have for you, declares the LORD, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.” –Jeremiah 29:11 [ESV]


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Never Focus on the Fog

In 1952, thirty-one year old Florence Chadwick stepped into the chilly waters of the Pacific Ocean to start the 26 mile swim from Catalina Island to the California coastline. This was an attempt to become the first woman to swim across this vast expanse of ocean.  She was flanked by small boats whose occupants kept an eye out for sharks and were ready to come to her rescue should she be injured or should she grow weary and unable to continue the strenuous journey. Continue reading “Never Focus on the Fog”